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  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under a recent settlement with EPA, Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., and the joint venture Cashman-Weeks NB, JV, will pay a penalty and perform additional measures for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA and also known as the Ocean Dumping Act). EPA alleged that the companies violated the Ocean […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s lax environmental assessment practices continue to present threats to the environment and the economy, causing fears for how major development on the Great Barrier Reef will be managed, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection announced it was charging Linc Energy for major breaches of environment laws […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Dredging at Mornington harbour has angered environmentalists who describe the spoil on Mothers Beach as “filthy muck” which should have been… BY JO WINTERBOTTOM (peninsulaweekly) [mappress] Source: peninsulaweekly, January 26, 2011;

  • 20 June 2013

    The new Botafoc Quays at the Port of Ibiza, which are soon to come into service, were handed over  to the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands. On June 17. nearly seven months after the work was finished, a ceremony to hand over the quays was held and was attended by the Development Ministry inspector, […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Gladstone Harbour is being dredged in preparation for an expansion to cater for the gas boom. But, environmentalists say that “Gladstone Harbour has been more turbid, or muddy, than allowed for 12 days out of the past 30, but has a free pass to flout the rules.” According to, Environmental expert Dr Andrew Jeremijenko […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Fishermen in Falmouth say they will oppose any plans to use taxpayers’ money to pay for the dredging of the town’s harbour, informs Commercial fishermen raise concerns about the impacts of dredging. “Previous fisheries, such as the Thames cockle fishery and an oyster fishery in Southampton, were completely wiped out by a dredge nearby. […]

  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Nation, the Lagos State Government has arraigned 13 persons for alleged illegal sand dredging. The violators were arrested by the monitoring team of the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure, in collaboration with the State Taskforce Environmental and Special Offences. The monitoring team arrested Henry Akinwunmi, a worker at RHS Dredging Engineering […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    VVV-Spetstekhnika, a Kherson-based manufacturer of suction dredgers, recently delivered new dredger, the НСС 400/20-F-GR to a customer in Ukraine. The model, equipped with two removable suction nozzles on the suction tube and capable of dredging up to 10m, was produced in just four months. Control house of this dredging machine is equipped with a convenient […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      An investigation is currently underway after four children drowned while swimming in a section of the Pesanggrahan River in West Jakarta on Sunday. Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Rikwanto said the area in which the children, ranging in age from 9 to 13 years, drowned was part of the section being dredged. Police started the […]

  • 28 January 2011

    Questions have been raised over whether environmental permits for Tamar River dredging have been required in the past. Launceston Flood … BY ALISON ANDREWS (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, January 28, 2011;

  • 25 January 2011

    State Sen. Tom Davis thinks South Carolinians won’t see a long-awaited port in Jasper County for decades if Georgia gets federal approval… By JOSH McCANN (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, January 25, 2011;

  • 3 July 2012

      The first 100 days of Campbell Newman’s Premiership have been a disaster for Queensland’s future according to the Queensland Greens. On the 100th day of taking over responsibility for governing the State and all its features and assests, Premier Newman’s success on the big issues can be judged as turbidity levels rise again in […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Under the auspices of HE Sheik Hamad bin Salim Al Aghbari, Wali of Liwa, a handover ceremony of the artificial reef project in the Wilayat of Liwa was held on Sunday the 24th of June 2012 at the Sohar Industrial Port Company SAOC offices, Sohar. Mr. Andre Toet, Group CEO of Port of Sohar handed […]

  • 25 May 2012

    On May 16th, 2012 Dutch shipbuilding and repair company Damen Shipyards Group has taken over the shares of Swedish ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet in Oskarshamn. The acquisition was prepared in close cooperation with the owners and includes the full continuation of the repair yard, both as to current operations and personnel. Oskarshamnsvarvet is […]

  • 22 April 2010

    The federal government plans to dump some of the sediment dredged off the floor of Apra Harbor at an offshore disposal site, but at least one senator is concerned that silt has been made radioactive by years of Navy traffic… [mappress] Source:guampdn,April 22,2010;

  • 24 January 2011

    Just where the Yamuna is supposed to flow into the water treatment plant in Agra, the riverbed is so silted up with muck that a dredger is… By Padmaparna Ghosh (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, January 24, 2011;

  • 1 March 2011

    Anglers are threatening to blockade the River Thurne with their boats to stop the dredging of Heigham Sound, near Hickling, which they…   By Stephen Pullinger (eveningnews24) [mappress] Source: eveningnews24, March 1, 2011  

  • 10 May 2010

    GIVEN the lamentable state of our city’s waterways, local marine industry figures are right to demand answers on how more than a third of… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 10, 2010;

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County has just announced that the Waterways Commission meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13 in Manteo. Dare County Waterways Commission was created by the County Board of Commissioners in January, 1983. The mission of the board has evolved over the time to include the responsibility of advising the […]

  • 23 July 2010

    An attorney for residents living along the St. Johns River today filed suit in federal court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asking for an injunction to stop dredging in the river. The Corps did maintenance dredging of the river two days in May, removing 8,000 cubic yards of material. Residents believe the dredging […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Holderness Internal Drainage Board has vented its frustration at the length of time it is taking the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to consider a licence exemption application for dredging Stone Creek. The Board applied for the licence exemption in August 2014 and still have not heard if their request has been granted. Chairman of […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Senior public servants will be available this week for full briefings on the development assessment process for the Port waterfront … By Greg Kelton (adelaidenow) [mappress] Source: adelaidenow, October 25, 2010;

  • 25 September 2020

    The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) has announced the delivery of a 200’ x 60’ walking spud dredge barge built by LAD Services of Louisiana. LAD contracted TSGI to develop the design of the barge which has the capacity to lift 114,000 lbs. of dredging spoil. It features two 85’ tall removable spuds and one winch […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Last week, Kirkenes held an international meeting to discuss establishment of cruise and ferry connection between Norway and Russia. The … (barentsnova) [mappress] Source: barentsnova, February 1, 2011

  • 25 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed progress in its flood prevention effort while expressing concerns over incomplete dredging operations at some major canals in Bangkok. BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said in his statement concerning the flood prevention operation in Bangkok that floodwalls have been repaired and reinforced at 5 spots along the Chao […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    HHLA’s subsidiary Metrans has acquired the company which operates the trimodal container terminal in the Austrian port of Krems on the Danube. The company was taken over from Mierka Donauhafen Krems GmbH & Co. KG. The terminal will now provide a direct link between the German seaports and the economic region of Lower Austria. “The […]